|A Cottage by the Sea||
I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people, that each protects the solitude of the other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of a room, not try to be or do anything whatever.
I learned that this is not a dress rehearsal, and that today is the only guarantee you get.
I was standing in the schoolyard, waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. ”Have you found work yet?” she asked. “Or are you still just writing.”
Silence, which interrupts the general noise of our day-to-day lives, may carry some of the replenishing power we take from the full rest of sleep.